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New Study Maps out experiences of Young Carers

Published on February 22nd 2017

A new study maps out the day-to-day experiences of young carers in Scotland.

The project – called coping is difficult, but I feel proud – looks at the impact caring has on their mental health and wellbeing.

It is the first of its kind in Scotland to match young carers and their perceptions against a comparable sample of young people without caring responsibilities.

Commissioned in partnership with Carers Trust Scotland with the support of Scottish Young Carers Services Alliance, the study by the Children and Young People’s Commissioner Scotland, surveyed 238 young carers across the country.

To read more about the report please click here